Tuesday, December 15, 2020 – Episode 158

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Episode 158
By: Joanna Dudek, PhD

Dealing with Negative Reactions and Comments about your Struggles with Lipedema

  • Joanna Dudek is a psychologist and nutritionist who specializes in contextual behavioral therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP).
  • She conducted research on psychological aspects of living with lipedema as a PhD student at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, Poland where she is now an instructor.
  • Joanna also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Lipedema Project.
  • Joanna talks about concrete tips for dealing with people who make hurtful or rude comments about your struggles with lipedema.
  • And advised on using these tools to cope with other people’s reactions: Explain. Reassure. Reflect.